Visit of Mr. Asaf HAJIYEV, PABSEC Secretary General, to the Speaker of the Grand National Assembly of Turkey, Mr. İsmail KAHRAMAN, and the Head of the Turkish PABSEC Delegation Mr. Ramazan CAN, Ankara, 21 January 2016
Mr. Asaf HAJIYEV, PABSEC Secretary General paid a visit to Ankara on 21st January and he had a meeting, at first, with the Head of the Turkish PABSEC Delegation Mr. Ramazan CAN and afterwards, with Mr. İsmail KAHRAMAN, Speaker of the Grand National Assembly of Turkey (GNAT).
Mr. Hajiyev and Mr. Can discussed several issues concerning the further strengthening of cooperation between PABSEC and GNAT.
After the meeting, Mr. Hajiyev and Mr. Can were received by the Speaker of the Grand National Assembly.
At the meeting, Mr. Hajiyev expressed his gratitude to Mr. Kahraman for the support of the Assembly and the Turkish government to the PABSEC activities and underlined the attentive and important work of the Turkish PABSEC delegation. Subsequently, he informed the Speaker about PABSEC activities and future PABSEC schedule.
Mr. Kahraman wished Mr. Hajiyev success to PABSEC works and noted that the GNAT will continue to support PABSEC projects and activities. He underlined the important role of the BSEC Parliamentary Assembly and he stated that GNAT supports the further enhancement of the PABSEC status. Towards that objective, Mr. Kahraman signed the Declaration “On Strengthening the Status of the Parliamentary Assembly of the Black Sea Economic Cooperation” and expressed the view that the strengthening of PABSEC status will increase Parliamentary Assembly’s efficiency for the promotion of dialogue and peace in the broader Black Sea region.